This article is about 1980 film starring Rajnikanth. This was the first film for Rajinikanth with AVM Productions. AVM had stopped producing films parasakthi dialogue in tamil pdf 1970 and Murattukaalai was their re-entry into Tamil films.
This film boasts of the highest budget ever for a Rajini starrer at that time. The film marked the comeback of AVM Productions to films after 8 years. Rajinikanth who is his favourite actor. Jaishankar was selected thus featuring him in such a role for the first time. Jaishankar was initially reluctant to play the negative role but agreed after the insistence of his friends. Given Jaishankar’s past record, Rajinikant wanted us to ensure that Jaishankar too gets his fair due in the film’s publicity. That’s his greatness”, says AVM Saravanan.